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the collection of online sales taxes. am ma'am son had sued over the taxes in states where the company lacks a brick and mortar store. online taxes of course big today by some estimates, 130 million of us went on line to take part in cyber monday. people are expected to spend more than $2 billion today, a record for one day online shopping. and by the way, we have a cyber monday shopping guide for you on our website. you'll find it at abc7news.com, look for it under seen on tv. >> black friday just a memory. getting more information now on cyber monday. >> michael fip anney is here fo that. >> have you done any shopping shall? i have a little. there is still time. >> millions of people are shopping today, but here is the question. why? people don't realize that cyber monday began when home computers were expensive and scarce. after a long weekend of shopping in the store, we would return to work on monday and continue shopping at work. so many of us did it that it became known as cyber monday. so with laptops, tablets, smartphones and free wi-fi, is there really a cyber hmonday left? there a
that is called mandatory spending. keep the budget caps in place. not raise taxes. which is important in the weak economy. and actually avoid a government shutdown. i'm hopeful by the end of the week we can come together and achieve it. >> one of the sticking points, the extension of the unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed. senator durbin, nancy pelosi saying there is no deal without having those benefits extended. are the democrats united on that? no extension, no deal? >> i don't think we have reached the point where we have said this is it, take it or leaf it. i spoke to patty murray the other night. negotiations are moving in the right direction. making progress. they haven't closed the deal. but i certainly hope as part of it, the negotiators will take to heart what the president had to say. there are working families across america that are struggling. there are unemployed families that need a helping hand. we have to protect and preserve the safety net in america and give these working families a fighting chance. >> can the republicans live with that? can you get an extensio
they just increased taxes. >> retailers expect a big day as shoppers are in search of deals on cyber monday the single biggest shopping day of the year for onlive retailers. consumers spent $1.5 billion online last year which is expected to climb higher this year. experts say the best deals can be found today on smartphones, gaming consoles, clothing and shoes and if you are wondering why nothing is getting done at work today, 90 percent of working americans plan to shop for gifts online while her to at work today. 90 percent. people who deny this, have to understand that 90 percent are doing it. 10 percent are lying, right? >> that is right. >> i will take your word for hit. >> good morning, everyone, we have heavy fog along the coast and it is coming into san francisco down the peninsula, as well, and we had a report of someone driving across the golden gate bridge and they pass the tunnel headed in the northbound direction not existent. we have 1.25 mile visibility at half moon bay and 1.75 mile visibility in santa rosa. ten miles for the prosecute of the bay area. the cold front is comi
legislators are not going to take the raise because they just increased taxes on californians. >> still to come the spy technology that an online retailer wants to use. >> new details of what is in store few the google barge putting the whole project in choppy water. >> fit and trim tummy pictures of a new mom parting outrage. >> and downtown san francisco is gorgeous blue skies, a few bits of cloud. we will check with leyla gulen here for mike with the ♪ shopping for gifts online. ♪ the perfect way to get into the spirit any time. ♪ ♪ hello target.com. ♪ that's my kind of holiday. uncle go one,two,one,two,one [uncle]thistwo,one.cotch,okay? [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven! [uncle laughs]there's ten spaces,you want to try again? [uncle]yeah? ♪ pose! yeah! ♪ flash! yeah! ♪ get the family to strike a pose, ♪ ♪ and show off your brand new clothes! ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. >>> amazon is looking to the skies for a new way to deliver
. >> why are my tax dollars keeping her alive. >> she was perhaps the most reviled woman in south texas, nicknamed the half on the killer. >> why isn't she in jail? >> charged with murdering her tiny nephew by falling on the 2-year-old. >> myra is stating that she lost her balance and that she actually landed on the child, crushing his head. >> her capital murder trial would be nothing short of a freak show. a defendant so big she had to be cut out of her house and transported in a moving van. and it cost so much to move her, her attorney even measured the courtroom -- >> the width is 130. >> and went shopping for a king sized mattress. >> we need to buy a mattress that will support over 1,000 pounds. >> so she could live in a courtroom while a jury decided if she lived or died. myra admitted she killed the child but claimed it was an accident. >> we knew that myra was not being truthful. >> and suspected she was covering for someone. >> i tried to protect my sister. i was already dying. i was going to get capital murder charges. >> the death penalty. >> they were like doing me a favor.
in the united states. >> police are wanting residents of a jump in mail theft. a property tax check was stolen from a pale box on the curve. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or identity theft, use the big blue mailboxes at the post office especially when you send payments for bills. >> treatment police hope you recognize this man and help capture him. detectives posted this surveillance video on youtube showing the man going through a drawer in a home break in. police have not revealed what was taken, but it happened around 12:30 on saturday afternoon. >> san jose police are looking for stolen officers' badge after someone break interest a personal car of an officer and took the badge. this is what it looks like. they are concerned someone could use it to stop someone and present themselves as an officer. san jose police say if you suspect you have been aspread by someone would could be embarrassnating an officer, call 9-1-1 to verify the identity. >> now, hope you thought of your young plants and your pipes, as cold as it is. >> brrr. up to ten degrees cooler than yesterday morning a
drones as envisioned by amazon. web retailers lost on the tax front today. the u.s. supreme court ruled to keep a new york law intact forcing internet retailers to collect sales tax from its customers even if the company does not operate in a facility in that state. stocks falling today as spending over the thanksgiving holiday fell for the first time since 2009. bloomberg entex also falling, as well. and beyonce was the most searched person this year on microsoft's bing. she topped kim kardashian. woman dominated the searches this year. dan, carolyn, back to you. >> emily, thanks so much. are those delivery drones unbelievable? well, facebook thinks it has come up with a polite way to avoid the posts from your friends that you're not interested in reading. the social network will soon allow years to unfollow friends whose comments and updates they want to remove from their news feed. it will replace the current hide all button. the unfollow button will let users block content they don't want to see from their friends without going as far as defriending them. your friends will not know
be the state of california which estimates it loses about $1 billion in use taxes from online sales. that could pay for 11,000 teachers or 7,000 police officers. in palo alto, david louie, abc 7 news. >>> and sales from the black friday weekend were not what retailers were hoping to see. the national reation federation says people spent a total of $57 went 4 billion between thursday and sunday -- $57.4 billion between thursday and sunday but down 3% from last year. broken down by individual shoppers. each consumer spent about $407 this holiday weekend, down from $423 last year. one retail analyst says aggressive promotions before thanksgiving may have taken some sales away from the black friday weekend. sort of stole the thunder perhaps. >> we've had incredible weather there then through now. >> we have. if you're going shopping, get yourself a heavy coat. to say things are changing is quite an understatement. we've been talking about how unusually mild the weather has been. this week will be remembered for how unusually cold it's going to be. here's live doppler 7 h.d., moisture up to the nort
-service representative from austin, texas... and our returning champion, a tax attorney from sacramento, california... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. hi, everyone. a tough final jeopardy! that was missed by all three of our players on yesterday's program did them in, except for scott. savvy wager. he didn't win a lot of money -- under $8,000 -- but he's back to play today and try to win more. carlos and tina are the challengers. welcome aboard. good luck. here we go. let's take a look he cegories, shall we?
all benefit from no matter where you live. a property tax check was recently stolen out of a curbside mailbox. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or identity theft of any kind police suggest we use big, blue post office boxes on the side of the street. especially when sending bills. don't put them in your mailbox at your home. caught on camera, fremont police hope you will recognize this man and help capture him. detectives posted this on youtube. it shows him rumaging through a drawer during a home break in. police have not revealed what was taken. the theft happened inside a home about 12:30 on saturday afternoon. they got this really quality surveillance tape. >>> a possible kidnapping was caught on ac transit surveillance video. an ac transit driver pulled up to a bus stop in mill pea dislast night. a woman appeared to be trying to board the bus when a man pulled her away and toward the back of a nearby business. the bus driver called 9-1-1, but by the time police arrived both people were gone. >>> developing news. workers plan to work off the job at fast-food outlets acros
no matter where you live. a property tax check was recently stolen out of a curbside mailbox. to avoid becoming a victim of check fraud or identity theft of any kind police suggest we use big, blue post office boxes on the side of the street. especially when sending bills. indon't put them in yourx at your home. caught on camera, fremont police hope you will recognize this man and help capture him. detectives posted this on youtube. it shows him rumaging through a drawer during a home break in. police have not revealed what was taken. the theft happened inside a home about 12:30 on saturday afternoon. they got this really quality surveillance tape. >>> a possible kidnapping was caught on ac transit surveillance video. an ac transit driver pulled up to a bus stop in mill pea dislast night. a woman appeared to be trying to board the bus when a man pulled her away and toward the back of a nearby business. the bus driver called 9-1-1, but by the time police arrived both people were gone. >>> developing news. workers plan to work off the job at fast-food outlets across the bay and across th
of americans who shop online. how should items you buy on sites like amazon and ebay be taxed? that question is up in the air, after the supreme court refused monday to get involved in a dispute between states and online retailers. states want to force companies to collect sales taxes from you, even if they don't have a physical presence in your state. but now, it is up to congress to come up with a national solution. >>> and rescue crews in washington state hope to resume their search this morning for a mill worker missing since the grain silo you see here collapsed on monday. the worker is believed to be buried under tons of corn. >>> and a dramatic rescue at sea. new video this morning of a man who survived nearly three days underneath a capsized boat in the atlantic. divers stunned to find him alive. this is the view from the diver's camera. >> going on to the main deck. >> reporter: investigating the sinking of a chevron oil boat. they never imagined they would find survivors. >> coming out into the passageway. >> reporter: watch as they turn a coroner the water. >> should be walking on
the first time. that is more like it. how are you with taxes? [ laughs ] [ counselor ] and for even more cleaning power, try cascade platinum. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. >>> all right, everybody. it is "mix" time. talk about christmas cheer followed by bah humbug. this is on black friday in the mall of america. guy goes to the fourth floor balcony while a choir below is singing "let it snow," and throws $1,000 off the balcony. >> wow. >> people at the mall didn't mind and apparently witnesses say the choir sang even more intense and with gusto. but the mall and the police weren't so excited. apparently 29-year-old minnesota man serge vorobyov of apple valley was cited for disorderly conduct by the police. >> that's not very cool. >> he was ordered not to go back to the mall. mall of america spokesman said it was the first time anyone has done something like that and could have caused a serious situation. anyway, he was basically motivated by the christmas spirit to give away his $1,000. >> that's no
increased taxes. >> what the bay area teen who was set on fire on a transit bus is doing today after leaving the hospital. >> a city spent $3 million on new parking meters and the rope it now is ripping them up. >> traffic on the san mateo bridge -- it shows traffic is back to work. we have nog. we have a cold snap. we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. it's the ultimate sale on the bed clinically proven to improve sleep quality. the sleep number bed. once you experience it, there's no going back. for two days only, queen mattresses start at just $599.99. and save 50% on limited edition innovation or memory foam series beds. plus special financing. only at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. >>> the clouds are cascading over the north bay hills and we do have mostly fog to start. santa rosa is 39. 34 in napa. 41 in concord. chilly in gilroy at 39. we do have clouds that will increase overnight and they will dissipate by tuesday afternoon. you can see how thick it gets with the cold front coming that will bring a chance of snow showers in the sie
they just increased taxes on california taxpayers. >> how is 9 weather? >> foggy to start. it will burn off but what we are going do have is a cold front making its way that now is sitting over the pacific northwest bringing temperatures to the 30's and 40's at ten or 20-degree difference from 4 hours ago. later this afternoon the fog will burn off and when we hit nighttime increasing clouds and fog returns but we are going to have freezing temperatures overnight so the cold front coming in a massive dry air, mainly, possibility of precipitation in the northeast central coast but mostly we will stay dry headed into tuesday morning. right now, though, we have quarter-mile visibility at santa rosa and ten miles in san carlos and no flight delays, though, at sfo. our wind is calm. that will change tonight. we will have blustery conditions up to 40 miles per hour winds and what you need to know our day planes starting off foggy and it will burn off by noon and mostly sunshine and increasing wind later this afternoon into the evening but temperatures are ramping up to 70 degrees inland and 66 ar
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are wanting residents of a jump in mail theft. a property tax check was stolen from the curb mailbox. to avoid becoming a victim, use the big blue mailboxes at the post office when you sending payments in the mail. >> fremont police hope you recognize this man and help capture him. detectived posts this surveillance video on youtube showing him going through a drawer during a home break in. miss have not revealed what was taken which happened snowed >> 41 is the warm spot but the cold spot is what? >> in the mid-20's. we could see changes and we could see 19 before all is done in napa. live doppler 7 hd shows this morning there wasn't any frost because it was so early. it was too early. by now, though, you are dealing with that and the trees warning through friday morning. we will look for the sun after 7:00 and the coldest temperatures after sunrise and what you are dealing with if san francisco, 41 and where we do not have the freeze warning but in oakland below freezing and 28 in redwood city and hose has dropped to 30 and los gatos and half moon is up a few degrees. san francisco will be w
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